Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 86 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWHC 3246 (Comm)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
Judge:

Popplewell J

Representation Camilla Bingham QC and Amy Rogers (instructed by Clifford Chance LLP) for SMOH and Actis.
  Jonathan Adkin QC and Philip Hinks (instructed by Akin Gump LLP) for RM.
Judgment Dates: 13 December 2017

Catchwords

Contract - Termination - Gross misconduct

The Case

Contract Termination. The claimant company's claim against the defendant was allowed, and the defendant's counterclaim dismissed, in a dispute about the dismissal of AM, who was the CEO of a company based in India. Among other things, the defendant's contract had been validly terminated, and he had been guilty of gross misconduct in seeking to remove AM and four others, and carrying out a campaign against AM.

Practice Areas

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